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Genetics and Genomic Medicine

Dr. John Mattick – Noncoding RNAs

July 27, 2012

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John Mattick is Professor of Molecular Biology and ARC Federation Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at the University of Queensland. Professor Mattick’s research interest is in the role of noncoding RNA in the evolution and development of complex organisms. He has published over 150 scientific papers, including [...]

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Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine – Dr. Antonio Giordano

December 9, 2009

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Dr. Antonio Giordano is Director, Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine; Director, Center of Biotechnology, Temple University’s College of Science and Technology; and President and Chairman of the Board, Sbarro Health Research Organization.
In 1993, Dr. Giordano founded the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine with [...]

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California Institute for Regenerative Medicine – Stem Cell Research

December 4, 2009

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Dr. Zach Hall was the first President of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). CIRM funds stem cell research at research institutions and companies throughout California. The organization was established in 2004 with the passage of Proposition 71, which provided $3 billion in funding. Our grants support research [...]

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Personalized Medicine – Cancer and Chronic Disease – Dr. Michael Liebman

January 26, 2009

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r. Michael Liebman discusses an expanded approach to personalized medicine, resulting in a clinical decision support system to more effectively prevent and manage cancer and other chronic diseases.
The stratified approach includes mining masses of patient data to deliver actionable items, relating both to risk profiling and optimal testing. The [...]

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Interview with Nobel Laureate Dr. Andrew Fire

August 15, 2008

Dr. Andrew Fire is the co-discoverer of RNA interference. He is the 2006 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, and Professor, Departments of Pathology and Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine.
Dr. Fire’s lab studies the mechanisms by which cells and organisms respond to genetic change.
The genetic landscape faced by a living cell is constantly changing. [...]

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Cancer Research – Interview with Dr. Francis Barany

August 15, 2008

Dr. Francis Barany is Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Program of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at Cornell/Sloan Kettering Institute in New York City. Dr. Barany is also Director of Mutation Research at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center. He is program director of two multi-center NCI and NIAID grants to develop new methods of [...]

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Genomic Medicine – Interview with Dr. Charis Eng

August 15, 2008

Dr. Charis Eng is Chair and Founding Director of the Genomic Medicine Institute at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Genetics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
Dr. Eng’s research interests may be broadly characterized as clinical cancer genetics translational research. Her work on RET testing in multiple endocrine neoplasia [...]

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